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Benefit Plan Changes

Here's an overview of the 2019 plan year benefit changes:

  • No rate changes to medical plans
  • No rate changes to vision plans
  • No rate changes to Delta Dental plan
  • Slight rate increase for Willamette Dental
  • HealthEquity will administer Flexible Spending Accounts and Dependent Care Spending accounts effective January 1, 2019
  • The 2-year dental lock is being removed effective January 1, 2019
  • Increased PPO Plan Prescription Drug cost-share maximum
    • Employee only plan - $550 increase from $3,225 to $3,775
    • Family plan - $1,000 increase from $6,450 to $7,550
  • Expanded medical plan coverage
    • 3D Mammography - covered the same as other preventive care benefits
    • Wig Benefit - New in 2019
      • Covered up to a $300 allowance
      • Must have a diagnosis of alopecia areata
      • Subject to the annual deductible and cost-share
  • HSA contribution increase
    • Employee only plan - $50 increase to maximum $3,500 (employee & UI)
    • Family plan - $100 increase to maximum $7,000 (employee & UI)
  • Anticipated FSA contribution increase (Not yet approved by the IRS)
    • IRS is considering a $50 increase for 2019 from $2,650 to $2,700
    • myBenefits portal set to allow election of $2,700
    • Automatic reduction if not approved by IRS

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415 West 6th Street
Moscow, ID 83844-4332 

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 4332
Moscow, ID 83844-4332 

Phone: 208-885-3697

Fax: 208-885-3330

Email: benefits@uidaho.edu

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